Governor’s Office – News Release – Gov. Ige announces inter-county pre-travel trusted testing partners – David Y. Ige | Newsroom

Governor’s Office – News Release – Gov. Ige announces inter-county pre-travel trusted testing partners

Posted on Oct 17, 2020 in COVID-19 News Releases, Latest News, Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced eight trusted testing partners for inter-county travel. Inter-county passengers arriving in Kauaʻi and Maui counties may bypass the mandatory 14-day quarantine if they take an FDA-authorized Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from the certified CLIA lab of a trusted testing and travel partner no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and receive a negative result.

Travelers register on and upload their test results to the Safe Travels Hawaiʻi account and inter-county travelers must have the test result with them upon arrival so airport screeners can review the result. 

Those who do not choose to take a pre-travel test or who do not arrive with a negative test from a trusted testing or travel partner will continue to be subject to the existing 14 day inter-county quarantine or may seek an exemption from the county they are traveling to.

“Travel between our islands is essential to our residents staying connected with family and friends and conducting business. And many of our visitors want to experience all our island state has to offer. We are grateful to our trusted partners who are helping to make inter-county travel safer,” said Gov. David Ige. 

The eight trusted testing partners for inter-county
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